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# families

Last month
May 2024
Poor housing affects mothers' and kids' mental health and relationship with each other
This year
Plans to extend child benefit to over-18s still in education brought forward to May
Jennifer Whitmore: The school transport system is not serving the communities that need it
Jennifer Whitmore
'These are not boats, these are families': Committee hears fee hike for fixed income houseboat dwellers 'too high'
Last year
Extending eviction ban would reduce number of rental properties even more, says O'Brien
All time
Government's 'objective' to cut childcare costs before Christmas - Taoiseach
'Check your Christian values': Senator asked to leave Oireachtas committee during surrogacy hearing
Babies born in Ukraine through surrogacy may be brought back to Ireland more quickly than usual
Parents expecting baby via surrogate in Ukraine urged to contact Dept, Seanad told
Calls for urgent resolution to legal fees impasse for Stardust families
From art to fitness, here's how to keep your kids entertained online during social distancing
'If you said 50 years ago there would be families living in tents because they can't afford rent, I would have laughed'
Landlords selling a private rental property one of the main drivers of family homelessness in Dublin
Inquiry to be considered after children reassured hearing was fine only to be told years later of impairment
'My dad was on heroin... I was put into care when I was 8': The experience of young homeless families
Varadkar says FG can look proudly to its record in 'caring for families'
Homeless crisis will not begin to ease until at least 2021, committee told
Growing up in Ireland: Just one in four 9-year-olds get recommended level of physical activity
Mortgage-holders caught up in PTSB loan sale to be invited to tell of the turmoil it has caused
The number of homeless families staying in hotels in Dublin has shot up once again
Housing Minister says his department has 'no evidence' of homeless families 'gaming the system'
'We are dealing with a substantial amount of flooding': Army called in to help in Mountmellick
Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors
I'm having a second child. What's the best way to tell my first?
'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination'
Have kids? Here's what Budget 2018 means for parents
Here's what's on this Culture Night for families
'The impact on children is very severe': 18 babies were born into a homeless charity's services last year
Childcare payments may differ from county to county after creche fee audit
Five times more children sign up to childcare schemes aimed at less well-off families
'A crisis of unprecedented scale': How will the Government end family homelessness?
Cork hoping to get its own BUMBLEance to bring critically ill children to hospital
An extra 975 SNAs will be allocated to schools this September
Can Simon Coveney meet his own deadline for getting homeless families out of hotels?
Parents may no longer have a 'moral duty' to provide for children in wills
Explainer: How does a homeless family end up having to present at a Garda station for shelter?
12 homeless families with over 30 children told to present to Garda stations as there were no beds for them
'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack
'I just wanted a bed, I was sleeping on my mam's sofa': Living with homelessness
7,000 fathers have taken paid paternity leave since it was introduced